Zitina Aokuso, Inspiring the Young

With a heart of determination and strength, Zitina Aokuso is getting ready for her ultimate come-back to the WNBL courts. After signing with the Townsville Fire for 2017-18, she was a part of a Championship winning team in her inaugural WNBL season. She then extended her contract for another two years with the Fire, a…

Basketball Queensland

Novel Coronavirus Update for BQ Members

UPDATE – 13 March: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: 13 March 2020   As you are no doubt aware, the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is increasingly having an impact on the global community and is a rapidly evolving issue. Basketball Queensland (BQ) will continue to monitor updates from Basketball Australia, the Australian Department of Health, Queensland Health and the…

Basketball QLD Women in Basketball - Chevannah Paalvast

The Making of Chevannah Paalvast

Image: FIBA   Chevannah Paalvast: Basketball Beginnings and Looking Forward   From the local courts watching her mum train to the thrill of representing her country, Chevannah Paalvast, 28, has always known basketball was for her. With a list of accolades under her belt including a WNBL title and a bronze medal at the Commonwealth…

Basketball QLD Player to Coach - Rhys Martin

Player To Coach: Rhys Martin

  Basketball Queensland is made up of dedicated individuals who are passionate about athlete development, especially the coaches and training staff. The transition from player to coach has become an increasingly popular pathway for athletes and we’ll be seeing some familiar faces in new roles as the inaugural NBL1 season quickly approaches. We’ve had a…